Bacon Tempura
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5 from 8 votes

Bacon Tempura Recipe

Bacon Tempura Recipe is very simple to make, and it's a nice appetizer for beer nights with friends and family.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Pork
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: Appetizer recipe, Bacon Recipe
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 120kcal
Author: Ed Joven


  • 400 grams Purefoods Classic Honeycured Bacon
  • Canola oil
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 1 ⁄2 cups flour
  • 1 1 ⁄2 cups Soda sprite or 7up
  • Salt


  • Thaw the Bacon then separate strips of bacon.
  • Lay half the Bacon slices in a large frying pan in a single layer then cook over medium heat, until lightly browned but still pliable, about 10 minutes.
  • Let bacon drain on paper towels. Repeat process with remaining bacon.
  • Pour Canola oil into a wok to a depth of about 2 inches and heat over medium heat.
  • Meanwhile, whisk egg whites in a large bowl until soft peaks form. Using a rubber spatula, fold one-quarter of the flour, then one-quarter of the club soda, at a time into whites, folding thoroughly after each addition until batter is smooth.
  • Working in batches, dip bacon into batter, then deep-fry, turning once, until bacon is golden brown and crisp, about 6 minutes per batch. Drain on a wire rack. Season to taste with salt and serve immediately.



Serving: 1slice | Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 175mg